Meters for Melanoma

Meters for Melanoma

Meters for Melanoma! Date Saturday, November 4 2017 Location: Friction CrossFit 3390 Broadmoor Ave Suite F Grand Rapids, MI 49512   BENEFIT This event benefits Midwest Melanoma Partnership, a non-profit organization, dedicated to education and research to improve the...
“You Cannot Do This”

“You Cannot Do This”

Athlete of the Week: Katie Kregg!   January 23rd, 2017. I weighed in at 230 pounds and was walking into my first day of New You at Friction, thinking: what I have gotten myself into. I didn’t know how to do anything athletic. My eating and drinking habits were...

Finding the Right Place

When I first moved to Michigan I was having a hard time finding a gym I enjoyed working out at. I was hesitant to try CrossFit because I wasn’t sure what it was all about. I was worried it would be too hard on my weak shoulder or I wouldn’t have enough skill that...

No Epic Tales

No Epic Tales I would love to dazzle the friction members with a story of redemption.  A story loaded with epic tales of fat burning cardio, tremendous weight loss, and the flipping of monster truck tires. However, I have no such stories.  Instead, I have decided to...
Moving Day(s)

Moving Day(s)

As some of you know, I recently moved houses, twice. In that two-week period, I realized most of the physical aspect of moving and lifting boxes was very familiar. For instance, picking up a cubical box is just like lifting a sandbag. Furthermore, lifting that box up...